A Dad’s Greatest Influence Is His Example

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

A Dad’s Greatest Influence Is His Example

Lessons are caughtWhen I was a child there wasn’t anyone more important to me than my dad. The influence he had on my life was profound and the love he demonstrated was genuine and unconditional.

Although my dad was often busy working two jobs, keeping up with house and car repairs and helping to raise seven kids, he was able to consistently instill important values into my life.

It was my father who helped teach me about honesty, the importance of a strong work ethic, making good on promises and the difference between right and wrong. As I reflect back on the lessons learned from my dad I realize that most of them were taught through his example – not by lectures.

My dad was far from perfect, but he knew what he believed and how to demonstrate those beliefs through his actions. Dads, how are you instructing your children? Remember that the training and instruction you give through your example will have a much greater impact on your children than just your words alone!

Live, Work and Relate Well!

Dr. Todd

4 thoughts on “A Dad’s Greatest Influence Is His Example

  1. Greetings Todd, I have many good memories of your Dad. He was a good and faithful man and it was a pleasure to know him, your mom and the whole family.

    1. Thank you for your very kind words, Pastor Conner. They mean a great deal to me. I’m very thankful for the influence you had on my life at a young age through your great example and preaching! Please say hello to Sandra for Kendra and me. I hope you have a very happy Father’s Day.

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